Book Review: Requiem, Times Changing by R.J. Parker

Author: R.J. Parker Release Date: 26 September 2019 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Adventure Series: Requiem (Book #1) Format: E-book Pages: 450 Publisher: Olympia Publishers Blurb: Clint and Corbin are having a weird day. Best friends for life, things are getting a little strange around their town, and at school. When they're followed by a strange man looking for Clint and…

Book Review: Oddity Of The Magicus Eye: Patterns (Part #1) by Patrick Malum

Author: Patrick Malum Release Date: 26th September 2019 Genre: Science-Fiction Fantasy, Young Adult, Space Fantasy, Serials, Series: Edition: E-book Pages: 75 Publisher: WordBuzz Publishing Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Elenah Lockwood dreams of what lies beyond her boring world of Etheron. With a mind fuelled by amazing, fantastical stories of the vast and sprawling galaxy, she needs only one thing: an…

Book Review: A Time of Prophecy (The Outlands Pentalogy #5) by Rebecca Crunden

Author: Rebecca Crunden Release Date: – Genre: Dystopian, Science-Fiction Fantasy, Young Adult Series: The Outlands Pentalogy (Book #5) Edition: E-book Pages: 330 Publisher: – Blurb: In the years since Kitty, Nate and Thom escaped the Kingdom, the Plague has ravaged the population and the rebels have seized two of the northern countries. In an attempt to bring order to…

ARC Review: Simon Grey And The March Of A Hundred Ghosts by Charles Kowalski

Author: Charles Kowalski Release Date: 1st August 2019 Genre: Middle Grade, Young Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Historical, Travel Series: Simon Grey (Book #1) Edition: E-book Pages: 192 Publisher: Excalibur Books Blurb: Alone and lost in haunted Japan... Japan, 1620: A mysterious shipwreck has left cabin boy Simon Grey stranded in an unfamiliar, dangerous land. He hoped that a long…

Book Review: Shatter Me by Tehereh Mafi

Author: Tahereh Mafi Release Date: 2nd October 2012 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy, Dystopian Series: Shatter Me (Book #1) Edition: Paperback Pages: Publisher: – Blurb: Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As long…

Book Review: A Dance Of Lies (The Outlands Pentalogy #4) by Rebecca Crunden

Author: Rebecca Crunden Release Date: – Genre: Dystopian, Science-Fiction Fantasy, Young Adult Series: The Outlands Pentalogy (Book #4) Edition: E-book Pages: Publisher: – Blurb: A year into the Outlands and life has only become more dangerous and complex for Kitty and her friends. Not only are the Outcasts hunting them, but Charles and Ciara are adamant about returning to…

Book Review: The Curse Of Time (Bloodstone #1) by M.J. Mallon

Author: M.J. Mallon Release Date: 2nd April 2018 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Series: Bloodstone (Book #1) Edition: E-book Pages: 237 Publisher: Kyrosmagica Publishing Blurb: Fifteen-year-old Amelina Scott lives in Cambridge with her dysfunctional family, a mysterious black cat, and an unusual girl who's imprisoned within the mirrors located in her house. When an unexpected message arrives inviting her to visit the…

Book Review: Six Of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Author: Leigh Bardugo Release Date: 12th July 2016 Genre: Dark Fantasy, Young Adult, Magic & Elementals Series: Six Of Crows (Book #1) & Grishaverse Edition: Paperback Pages: 495 Publisher: Orion Children's Books Blurb: Criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker has been offered wealth beyond his wildest dreams. But to claim it, he'll have to pull off a seemingly impossible heist: Break into the notorious…

Book Review: TwoSpells by Mark Morrison

Author: Mark Morrison Release Date: 21 February 2018 Genre: Middle-Grade Fantasy, Young Adult Series: Edition: e-book Pages: 316 Publisher: – Blurb: Sarah and her twin brother Jon are heirs to an ancient magical realm and its most valuable treasure, an enchanted library. The library endows readers with the supernatural means of crossing into the uncharted inner-sanctum…

Book Review: The Boxcar Baby by J.L. Mulvihill

Author: J.L. Mulvihill Release Date: 12th July 2013 Genre: Steampunk, Dystopian, Young Adult Series: Steel Roots Series (Book #1) Edition: e-book Pages: 274 Publisher: Seventh Star Press, LLC Blurb: The Box Car Baby introduces the character of AB’Gale Steel who was born in a boxcar on a train bound for Georgia, according to what her papa told her.…

Book Review: Super Me by Jessica Dazzo

Author: Jessica Dazzo Release Date: 20th July 2018 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Paranormal Series: Super Series (Book #1) Edition: E-book Pages: 327 Publisher: - Blurb: What does it mean when your mind goes rogue and starts making stuff up? For example, if you were to hear the radio talk to you—say your name and tell you to do…

Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Author: Ernest Cline Release Date: 5th June 2012 Genre: Science-Fiction, Science-Fantasy, Dystopian, Young Adult Edition: Paperback Pages: 374 Publisher: Broadway Books Blurb: In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life…

ARC Review: Protostar (The Star Crossed Saga #1) by Braxton A. Cosby

Author: Braxton A. Cosby Release Date: 26th September 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Science-Fiction Series: The Star-Crossed Saga Edition:e-book Pages: 312 Publisher: Cosby Media Productions Blurb: What Would You Choose, love or duty? On the brink of civil war, the Torrian Alliance continues with its mission to obliterate Star-children across the universe in order to suppress an intergalactic…

Book Review: Stories From The Witch Store by Olga Gutsol

Author: Olga Gutsol Release Date: 20th August 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal > Magic and Witches, Humour Edition: e-book Pages: 114 Publisher: - Blurb: Funny and imaginative chronicles from the life of a hereditary witch Arelia who, along with her loyal companions Cat and house-ghost Puck, moved to the small town of Burnaville to open the Magic…

Book Review: Players by Bridget Nash

Author: Bridget Nash Release Date: 11th October 2015 Genre: Dystopian, YA Edition: E-book Pages: 500 Publisher: Wallace Publishing Rating: ★★★+1/2 Blurb: Ryan Scribe is eighteen and has it made. He lacks nothing and doesn't even know anyone who lacks anything. Then he hears a beautiful actress say, “Truth is often stranger than perception,” and he begins to look at his world…

Novella Review: Nika: A Seychatka Novella by D.H. Gibbs

Author:  D.H. Gibbs  Release Date: 1st March 2016 Series: – Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal Edition: E-book Pages: 96 Publisher: Sandphics Creations Rating: ★★★★ Blurb: Taken off the streets Nika is thrown into an unknown world where she's held captive. As an orphan, she has been on the run and must find her way out before they discover her secret. But these…

Book Review: The Little Yarmouth Abduction by Tim Van Minton

Author: Tim Van Minton  Release Date: 1st August 2016 Series: – Genre: YA, Mystery, Suspense Edition: Ebook Pages: 204 Publisher: CreateSpace Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb: Falsely accused of murder, twelve-year-old Evan Peregrine battles through a raging storm to get home to the island of Little Yarnmouth, only to find it deserted. Searching for explanations he is soon plunged into the savage world…

Graphic Novel Review: Warren The 13th And The All-Seeing Eye

Author: Tania del Rio Illustrator: Will Staehle  Release Date: November 24, 2015 Series: - Genre:  Fantasy | Mystery | Paranormal | Children's Fiction | Adventure | Sequential Arts > Graphic Novel Edition: ASCM Pages: 113 Publisher: Quirk Books Distributer: - Source: NetGalley Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb:  Meet Warren the 13th, a cursed 12-year-old Victorian bellhop who’s terribly unlucky . . . yet perpetually…

Book Review: Over The Dragonwall by H.C. Strom and Dennis D. Montoya (Dragonwall Chronicles #1)

Author:  Dennis Montoya & H.C. Strom Release Date: October 7, 2014 Series: Dragonwall Chronicles Genre: YA | Fantasy | Adventure Edition: Paperback Pages: 277 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Publicist Buy it here: Amazon Rating: ★★★★ Blurb: A thousand years ago the gods brokered a peace treaty with the dragons to save mankind. As a monument, the magical Dragonwall was built stretching from the Dwarven city…

Book Review: Floor 21

Author: Jason Luthor Release Date: June 2, 2015 Series: - Genre: Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, YA, Suspense, Thriller Edition: E-Book (mobi) Pages: 234 Publisher: Kindle Press Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb: As humanity lives out the remainder of its existence at the top of an isolated apartment tower, young Jackie dares to question Tower Authority and their ban on traveling into the tower's…

Book Review: The Fulfillment (Fulfillment #3)

Author: Erin Rhew Release Date: October 15, 2015 Series: The Fulfilment Series Genre: YA | High-Fantasy | Romance Edition: E-Book (mobi) Pages: 222 Publisher: BookFish Books Source: Author (Thanks, Erin!) Preceded by: The Outlanders Buy it here: Amazon Rating: ★★★★☆ Blurb: Layla’s world tumbles out of control when she discovers the truth of her parentage and realizes the Prophecy—the…

Book Review: The Outlander (The Fulfillment #2)

      Author: Erin Rhew Release Date: October 21, 2014 Series: The Fulfillment Series Genre: YA | High-Fantasy | Romance Edition: Ebook (mobi) Pages: 345 Publisher: BookFish Books Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon   Blurb With King Jesper dead and Prince Wilhelm mortally wounded, Halfling prince, Nash, and the Fulfilment, Layla, assume the throne of Etherea. They must contend…

Book Review: From A Distant Star

When Lucas Walker inexplicably recovers from a terminal illness, everyone is astonished --except for his girlfriend Emma, who never gave up hope. However, as friends and family celebrate the miracle, Emma becomes alarmed: Lucas has changed. He speaks haltingly, can't recall past events, and even his own dog doesn't recognize him. Emma begins to suspect something is terribly wrong.

Book Review: Monsterland

Monsterland by Michael Philip Cash Welcome to Monsterland – the scariest place on Earth. All guests can interact with real vampires in Vampire Village, be chased by an actual werewolf on the River Run, and walk among the dead in Zombieville...

Book Review: The Prophecy (The Fulfilment #1)

The Prophecy by Erin Rhew: Growing up on a small farm in the kingdom of Vanguard, seventeen-year-old Layla Givens lives a deceptively tranquil existence. But her carefully constructed life quickly falls apart when she’s abducted by a religious zealot who proclaims her The Fulfillment of an ancient peace prophecy and whisks her away to marry her greatest enemy...

Book Review: Neverland

Author: Shari Arnold Release Date: April 7, 2015 Series: - Genre: Retelling | Fairytale | Young Adult | Fantasy | Contemporary | Romance Edition: E-Book (mobi) Pages: 359 Publisher: Patchwork Press Source: NetGalley Buy it here: Amazon Blurb It’s been four months since seventeen-year-old Livy Cloud lost her younger sister, but she isn’t quite ready to…

Book Review: Nirvana (Nirvana #1)

Author: J.R. Stewart Release Date: November 10, 2015 Series: Nirvana Genre: Young Adult|Sci-Fi|Dystopian|Fantasy|Mystery|Romance Edition: E-Book (mobi) Pages: 186 Publisher: Blue Moon Publishing Source: NetGalley Buy it here: Amazon Blurb When the real world is emptied of all that you love, how can you keep yourself from dependence on the virtual? Animal activist and punk rock star…

Book Review: Sisters Of Sorrow

Anna Dufresne lives in a factory that eats children. If the brutal machines don't kill Anna, her guardians' neglect and abuse probably will. The only thing this abandoned teen wants is out. But the factory is inside a stone fortress, on an island, where people are sent to be forgotten. It serves as a dumping ground -- both for orphans who are not welcome at finer institutions, and for nuns who have disgraced the Church.

Book Review: Angelfall (Penryn And The End Of Days #1)

It's been six weeks since the angels of the apocalypse destroyed the world as we know it. Only pockets of humanity remain. Savage street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When angels fly away with a helpless girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back...

Book Review: The DUFF

Author: Kody Keplinger  Release Date: January 1st, 2010 Series: None Genre: Young Adult | Contemporary | Chick Lit. | Fiction Edition: Kindle Pages: 370 Publisher: Machete Children's Books Source: NetGalley Blurb Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn't think she's the prettiest of her friends by a long shot. She's also way…